MeritBadgeDotOrg:Administrators/User rights

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User rights (or, permissions) available in MediaWiki

read
Allows users to read pages (not in $wgWhitelistRead)
edit
Allows editing of any page which is not protected
createpage
Allows creating normal pages
createtalk
Allows creating talk pages. Note that edit = false prevents creating talk page regardless of this setting.
move
Lets users change the title of a page by moving it
delete
Lets a user delete a page
undelete
Lets a user view deleted versions, undelete a previously deleted page, or undelete specific revisions of a deleted page
protect
Lets users lock a page (presumably only those with the ability to protect a page can edit a protected page)
block
Enables a user to block an IP address, user name, or range of IPs, from editing
userrights
Lets a user change the access levels of another user including de-sysopping. On wikipedia a Steward is required for this, but by default in mediawiki it requires only bureaucrat. Steward isn't a default group.
createaccount
Lets a user create a user account for another user, or for themselves
upload
Lets a user upload an image or other file to the wiki, or to overwrite an existing non-protected file
rollback
Gives a user a link to more easily revert a bad edit
patrol
Lets a user state that they have checked an edit that appeared in recent changes
editinterface
Lets users edit the MeritBadgeDotOrg namespace to affect the interface
siteadmin
Lets users lock and unlock the database (and possibly change other settings that affect the whole site)
bot
Edits by a user with this "right" (rather: property) by default do not show up in recent changes (usually only used for mass edits by bots)
import
Allows user to import pages via the transwiki interface.
importupload
Allows user to import pages which have been exported to a file
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